Jane C. Koehl

Chief Operating Officer


Jane Koehl is the chief operating officer of Faegre Drinker and serves as a member of the firm’s executive leadership team. A strategic and collaborative leader, Jane has deep experience in global law firm operations and a proven record of developing and sustaining high-performing organizations focused on driving creative solutions to the business priorities of clients. In her role as COO, Jane is responsible for all of the firm’s day-to-day operations and leads its C-suite of talented and client-focused operations executives.

Previous Experience

Jane previously served as COO for Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. Prior to joining Drinker Biddle, she served as global COO for a Global 20 law firm where she played key roles in its growth and integration strategies during the firm’s global expansion.

Jane brings a unique and valued clients-first perspective to her COO role, having served as executive vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer for two Medicare insurers.

Personal Interests

Jane enjoys spending as much time as possible exploring the wonders of the Chesapeake Bay with her partner, Eric, and dog Buddy.



Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
J.D. (1996)

University of Wisconsin - Madison
B.A. (1990)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law — Dean's Advisory Board

Firm Leadership

  • Chief Operating Officer; Executive Leadership Team; Benefits Committee
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP — Chief Operating Officer, 2016-20
The Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP website uses cookies to make your browsing experience as useful as possible. In order to have the full site experience, keep cookies enabled on your web browser. By browsing our site with cookies enabled, you are agreeing to their use. Review Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP's cookies information for more details.